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Research activities School of Health Professions

The latest publications and projects from the School of Health Professions.



  • Development and validation of a tool for advising primiparous women during early labour (GebStart-Study)

    Background Pregnant women experience early labour as the first phase of labour with different physical and emotional symptoms. Early admission to hospital has been found to be associated with increased intervention and caesarean section rates. However, primiparous women often contact the hospital before labour ...

  • Digital Support Against Social Isolation

  • Linguistic and occupational therapy support for augmentative and alternative communication in young adults

    Persons who are using augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) often do not receive new communication devices after compulsory schooling, and they do not receive further speech therapy support. As young adults, they are at a threshold into an important stage of their life, and into vocational education or ...

  • Definition and validation of use cases for the application of the MyoSuit

    Different use cases for the MyoSuit, a technology to support daily live activities, will be developed together with prospective users and implementation guidelines for the most relevant use cases will be established. The user-centred approach will ensure a high benefit for users of the MyoSuit. The MyoSuit is ...

  • Public COVID-19 pandemic discourses

    The containment of the COVID19 pandemic relies heavily on the communication between public health organizations and individual social groups. Therefore, public discourses and discursive practices of specific audiences play a crucial role in the policy implementation during a pandemic. Through discourse analysis and ...